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Weeks of Welcome: Fall 2015

Weeks of Welcome or WOW is Texas State's official welcome to students entering or returning to campus each semester! These three weeks are full of events and opportunities for new and returning students to become familiar or reacquainted with the Texas State campus, fellow Bobcats, and the San Marcos community.

The Fall 2015 Weeks of Welcome program will kick off on August 24th and conclude with the first home football game on September 12th! Below you will find a list of all the programs happening across campus as we kick off the fall semester. 

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Plan your own schedule for Weeks of Welcome using Guidebook. Guidebook is a mobile conference app available for free on all smartphones and tablets. This application provides all of the functions of a calendar or schedule and more! You will be able to view your schedule, campus maps, social media, campus alerts, information about the events and more!
 
Guidebook can be downloaded for free in every app store. Or simply click on the link: Guidebook

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Welcome Tents

Aug 24, 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Welcome TentsRetention Management & Planning will be out in the Quad handing out food, planners, resources and giving directions to new students. Stop by and say hi and pick up some free resources and school supplies!


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Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning
Contact:
Naomi Valdez, 512-245-2153
[add to your calendar]

Welcome Back Snacks

Aug 24, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Welcome Back SnacksThis event is to welcome returning and new non-traditional students to Texas State. Snacks and drinks will be provided as we show them the Non-Traditional Student Organization lounge and its amenities.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement



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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 4-3.1, NTSO Lounge
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Non-Traditional Student Organization
Contact:
Julian Davalos, 512-245-4923
[add to your calendar]

Honors Open House

Aug 24, 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Honors Open HouseStop by the Coffee Forum on the first day of classes to meet (or see again!) your fellow Honors classmates, administrators, and professors. Those who are not members of the Honors College but would like to learn more about Honors are welcome to attend. There will be healthy snacks, free t-shirts, and information about upcoming Honors events.
Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Lampasas Coffee Forum
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo, 512-245-2266
[add to your calendar]

Honors Chautauqua Circles

Aug 24, 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Honors Chautauqua CirclesBeginning on August 24, Honors students will have the opportunity to register for the second annual Chautauqua Circles. These Circles are small groups led by an Honors faculty member. Each Circle discusses the ideas and themes in a book chosen by the professor. The Circles take place weekly for two to four weeks and encourage students to engage in critical thinking while fostering an intellectual community.


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Location:
Lampasas (LAMP); Lampasas Coffee Forum
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Honors College
Contact:
Michelle Sotolongo, 512-245-2266
[add to your calendar]

Black New Student Reception

Aug 24, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Black New Student ReceptionThe Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff will be hosting its 2nd Annual Black New Student Reception for incoming transfer and freshmen students ONLY. This event will consist of meeting & greeting faculty and staff, opportunities to network with fellow incoming students as well as a nice reception. Our theme for the event is "Helping You Be the Best YOU!"
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff
Contact:
Tabitha Williams, 512-245-3451
[add to your calendar]

Welcome Tents

Aug 25, 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Welcome TentsRetention Management & Planning will be out in the Quad handing out food, planners, resources and giving directions to new students. Stop by and say hi and pick up some free resources and school supplies!


Click here for more information
Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning
Contact:
Naomi Valdez, 512-245-2153
[add to your calendar]

Bookstore Blowout

Aug 25, 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Bookstore BlowoutLive entertainment, giveaways and treats while you shop for textbooks and school supplies! Snacks will be provided.

Partnering department: KTSW 89.9


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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); University Bookstore, 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Bookstore
Contact:
Lauren Williams, 512-245-9231
[add to your calendar]

Welcome Back Snacks

Aug 25, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Welcome Back SnacksThis event is to welcome all students to Texas State. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Non-Traditional Student Organization
Contact:
Julian Davalos, 512-245-4923
[add to your calendar]

Fraternity Recruitment "Meet & Greet"

Aug 25, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Fraternity Recruitment "Meet & Greet"Come out and meet the IFC Fraternity members here at Texas State and learn more about each of the individual fraternities! Make some new friends and discover what fraternity membership can provide to enhance your experience here at Texas State!

Partnering Departments: Dean of Students - Greek Affairs Office



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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Interfraternity Council
Contact:
Aaron Noon, 512-245-5646
[add to your calendar]

Survey Says

Aug 25, 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Survey SaysSurvey Says in an interactive game show based on the Family Feud game show. Come have fun, socialize and test your trivia skills while trying to win prizes!

Partnering Department: Student Involvement



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Shannon Hetland, 512-245-8263
[add to your calendar]

Biking on Campus - The Bike Cave

Aug 26, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Biking on Campus - The Bike CaveLearn more about bicycling and other forms of alternative transportation at Texas State. Need a tune-up? The Bike Cave will be in the Quad, ready to teach you how.
Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Transportation Services
Contact:
Peter Vogt, 512-245-5555
[add to your calendar]

Welcome Back Snacks

Aug 26, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Welcome Back SnacksThis event is to welcome all students to Texas State. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Non-Traditional Student Organization
Contact:
Julian Davalos, 512-245-4923
[add to your calendar]

Student Involvement Kick Off

Aug 26, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Student Involvement Kick OffJoin us to learn more about Student Involvement and Kick Off the new year!
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center, Student Involvement
Contact:
Grisell Pérez, 512-245-3219
[add to your calendar]

Transfer Student Welcome

Aug 26, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Transfer Student WelcomeThe Transfer Student Welcome is a social event designed to connect new and previous transfer students to campus and community resources, as well as one another. There will be free food, giveaways, and activities throughout the event. We welcome and encourage any transfer student to come by and kick off the new semester with the Student Affairs Transfer Student Success Team!

RSVP Link: https://mako.sa.txstate.edu/rsvps/add/15601 (https://mako.sa.txstate.edu/rsvps/add/15601)


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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); 2nd Floor Patio
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Affairs Transfer Student Success Team
Contact:
Katie Palmer, 512-245-7637
[add to your calendar]

Casino Night! Fraternity Recruitment

Aug 26, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Casino Night! Fraternity RecruitmentJoin us for a fun night of casino games and meeting new friends! Plenty of great prizes! Join us for free food and fun!

Partnering Department: Dean of Students - Greek Affairs Office


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Interfraternity Council
Contact:
Aaron Noon, 512-245-5646
[add to your calendar]

Movie Night - Accepted

Aug 26, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Movie Night - AcceptedCome join your fellow Bobcats to watch "Accepted" and discover why they chose to attend Texas State University.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Christina Leicht, 512-245-8263
[add to your calendar]

USDA/NIFA Grants and Employment Workshop

Aug 27, 7:30AM - 4:30PM
USDA/NIFA Grants and Employment WorkshopRepresentatives of the United States Department of Agriculture and faculty presenters will discuss grant opportunities available through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and programs in bioenergy, nutrition, food safety, climate, and more. During the afternoon, panelists will discuss opportunities for scholarships, fellowships, and internships. Faculty and students in the agricultural sciences, nutrition, conservation, and the sciences are encouraged to attend.

Partnering Department: Career Services



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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
College of Applied Arts, Office of the Provost, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Contact:
Mallory Chesser, 512-245-2645
[add to your calendar]

Bike Cave

Aug 27, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Bike CaveBicycles will be presented as a viable transportation. Maintenance will be taught by our trained staff.

Partnering Department: Bike Cave


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Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Transportation Services
Contact:
Peter Vogt, 512-245-5555
[add to your calendar]

Krav Maga - Self Defense

Aug 27, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Krav Maga - Self DefenseBasic Self Defense course.


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Location:
Pecos (PECO); 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Police Department
Contact:
Otto Glenewinkel, 512-245-2805
[add to your calendar]

Laser Tag

Aug 27, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Laser TagCome join as SACA brings Battlefield Houston in this Laser Tag event that will redefine the way you play! Experience the tactical style of laser tag through challenging and thrilling mission scenarios that will allow you to play with and against other people. Our adrenaline filled event places players into live combat with the most advanced laser tag equipment available.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement
Location:
Lantana Hall (LNA); Concho Green (between Lantana and Sterry Hall)
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Bree Evans, 512-245-8263
[add to your calendar]

USDA Career Fair

Aug 28, 7:30AM - 12:00PM
USDA Career FairCareer fair attendees will learn about jobs with the United States Department of Agriculture and the government job application process. During the employer browse, students and recent graduates in agricultural science, nutrition, conservation, the sciences, and related fields will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of local and national USDA agencies.

The event is free, but please register in advance.

Partnering Department: Career Services


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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Rooms 3-13.1 and 3-15.1
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
College of Applied Arts
Contact:
Mallory Chesser, 512-245-2645
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Soccer vs. McNeese State

Aug 28, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Texas State Soccer vs. McNeese StateNCAA Division 1 Soccer Game



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Location:
Texas State University; Bobcat Soccer Complex
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
John McElfresh, 512-245-1827
[add to your calendar]

Open Mic Night

Aug 28, 8:00PM - 12:00AM
Open Mic NightOpen Mic Night is the place to be on Friday! Come display your talents for prizes or watch and support other Bobcats as they show off their skills.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Shannon Hetland, 512-245-8263
[add to your calendar]

Bobcat Settle In

Aug 29, 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Bobcat Settle InThe bookstore will be open to accommodate new residents.


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Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ); University Bookstore, 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Bookstore
Contact:
Lauren Williams, 512-245-9231
[add to your calendar]

week 2 events

Texas State Soccer vs. UTEP

Aug 30, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Texas State Soccer vs. UTEPNCAA Division 1 Soccer Game



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Location:
Texas State University; Bobcat Soccer Complex
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
John McElfresh, 512-245-1827
[add to your calendar]

Recruiter Secrets to Nailing the Career Fair

Aug 31, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Recruiter Secrets to Nailing the Career FairJoin Career Services for the first professional development opportunity of the Fall 2015 semester! A corporate recruiter from MAXIMUS will be discussing essential steps for impressing employers at career fairs. The topics of the presentation will include what to expect from a career fair, elements of a career fair strategy, creating strong first impressions, and follow up. You don’t want to miss this opportunity just weeks prior to the first career fair.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services
Contact:
Eden Bunch, 512-245-6302
[add to your calendar]

Recruiter Secrets to Nailing the Career Fair

Aug 31, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Recruiter Secrets to Nailing the Career FairJoin Career Services for the first professional development opportunity of the Fall 2015 semester! A corporate recruiter from MAXIMUS will be discussing essential steps for impressing employers at career fairs. The topics of the presentation will include what to expect from a career fair, elements of a career fair strategy, creating strong first impressions, and follow up. You don’t want to miss this opportunity just weeks prior to the first career fair.


Click here for more information
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services
Contact:
Eden Bunch, 512-245-6302
[add to your calendar]

Krav Maga - Self Defense

Aug 31, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Krav Maga - Self DefenseBasic Self Defense course.


Click here for more information
Location:
Pecos (PECO); 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Police Department
Contact:
Otto Glenewinkel, 512-245-2805
[add to your calendar]

Wow-a-Palooza

Sep 01, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Wow-a-PaloozaWOW-A-Palooza is an event that takes place across the entire student center at the same time. It's intended to provide entertainment for students during the first weeks back to school, as well as to highlight the different events and services offered by LBJSC.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Various Locations
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center
Contact:
[add to your calendar]

MFA Student Reading

Sep 01, 5:00PM - 6:00PM
MFA Student ReadingThat's right, guys. School is back in session. On the bright side, we kick off the semester with the MFA Student Reading Series! Come enjoy some light refreshments and listen to graduate students in the MFA Creative Writing Program read some of their non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

Partnering Department: Department of English
Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Wittliff Collections, 7th Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Creative Writing Program
Contact:
Mallory Chesser, 512-245-7670
[add to your calendar]

Stand Up for Diversity

Sep 01, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Stand Up for DiversityAisha Alfa, stand up comedian and finalist of NBC's Diversity showcase will be performing here at George's! Come join us for a night of comedy and fun.

Partnering Department: Student Involvement


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Shannon Hetland, 512-245-8263
[add to your calendar]

Bobcat Bash

Sep 02, 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Bobcat BashJoin the Alumni Association, Community Relations, and the University Ambassadors for a welcome back to campus party. Learn how Bobcats give back and what Bobcats get back. Celebrate Texas State traditions and get involved. FREE food and giveaways while supplies last including Trade Up T-Shirts! Bing a high school or other university T-Shirt and trade it for a FREE Texas State T-Shirt. Don't have a shirt to trade? Donate $5 to get your shirt.

Partnering Department: University Ambassadors
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Alumni Association, Community Relations
Contact:
Elisa DeFord, 512-245-3525
[add to your calendar]

Biking on Campus - The Bike Cave

Sep 02, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Biking on Campus - The Bike CaveLearn more about bicycling and other forms of alternative transportation at Texas State. Need a tune-up? The Bike Cave will be in the Quad, ready to teach you how.
Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Transportation Services
Contact:
Peter Vogt, 512-245-5555
[add to your calendar]

Student Involvement Fair

Sep 02, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Student Involvement FairEach semester the Student Organizations Council (SOC) and Student Volunteer Connection (SVC) come together alongside Retention Management and Planning to host the Student Involvement Fair, an opportunity for students to learn about different organizations, volunteer opportunities, and resources within the community. Our goal is for students to get involved on and off campus with organization(s) and resources that fit them best. There is no attendance restriction.

Partnering Department: Retention Management and Planning
Location:
The Quad; and LBJ Student Center Mall
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center, Student Involvement, Student Organizations Council, Student Volunteer Connection
Contact:
Grisell Pérez, 512-245-3219
[add to your calendar]

Study Abroad General Information Session

Sep 02, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Study Abroad General Information SessionThe Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process. Come join us at our next General Info Session!


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
[add to your calendar]

Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Sep 02, 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Sorority Recruitment OrientationSign up for Sorority Recruitment and join us for an Orientation Event to learn all about the weekend's events and meet members of the sorority community here at Texas State who can answer any questions you may have!

There is a registration fee of $175 to participate in Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment that can be submitted at the registration website: http://pc.dos.txstate.edu/recruitment-information/registration.html (http://pc.dos.txstate.edu/recruitment-information/registration.html)

Partnering Department: Dean of Students - Greek Affairs Office


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Location:
Cost:
$175 registration fee
Campus Sponsor:
Panhellenic Council
Contact:
Lindsey Trione, 512-245-5646
[add to your calendar]

Krav Maga - Self Defense

Sep 02, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Krav Maga - Self DefenseBasic Self Defense course.


Click here for more information
Location:
Pecos (PECO); 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Police Department
Contact:
Otto Glenewinkel, 512-245-2805
[add to your calendar]

Bobcat Acts of Kindness

Sep 02, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Bobcat Acts of KindnessHeld twice a month, Bobcat Acts of Kindness provides students with the opportunity to come together and serve a community need. Come join us to create back-to-school kits for a local elementary school for Back to School and Looking Cool. There is no attendance restriction with this event.

Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center, Student Involvement, Student Volunteer Connection
Contact:
Jazmin Vasquez, 512-245-3498
[add to your calendar]

Welcome Back Social

Sep 03, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Welcome Back SocialThe Retention Management & Planning Welcome Back Social is an opportunity for students to interact with one another and learn about resources from the office. Food will be provided.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning
Contact:
Terence Parker, 512-245-5500
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Volleyball vs. UTSA

Sep 03, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Texas State Volleyball vs. UTSANCAA Division 1 Volleyball Game



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Location:
Cost:
Free for all Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Sam Smith, 512-245-4730
[add to your calendar]

Lunchbox Concert Series

Sep 04, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Lunchbox Concert SeriesCome on out for live music, CD giveaways, free pizza and swag from your campus radio station, KTSW-FM 89.9. The Lunchbox Concert Series is held on the first Thursday of every month.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
KTSW - FM 89.9
Contact:
Stephen McElwee, 512-245-3485
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Volleyball vs. Prairie View A&M

Sep 04, 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Texas State Volleyball vs. Prairie View A&MNCAA Division 1 Volleyball Game


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Location:
Cost:
Free for Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Sam Smith, 512-245-4730
[add to your calendar]

Fall 2015 International Student Welcome

Sep 04, 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Fall 2015 International Student WelcomeJoin us in giving a warm welcome to our new international students! Enjoy light refreshments, games, special performances, and more. This event is free of charge and open to the Texas State University community.


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
International Office
Contact:
Julie Rodriguez, 512-245-7966
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Volleyball vs. Lamar

Sep 04, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Texas State Volleyball vs. LamarNCAA Division 1 Volleyball Game



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Location:
Cost:
Free for all Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Sam Smith, 512-245-4730
[add to your calendar]

Project Flood Relief

Sep 05, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Project Flood ReliefStart your semester at Texas State by giving back! Grab a few friends or some meet some new ones and help victims of the Memorial Day Weekend Flood get back into their homes. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Flexible shifts available. Volunteers are needed to help rebuild flood-damaged homes in partnership with TxSt Community Relations, The St. Barnard Project (http://www.stbernardproject.org/ (http://www.stbernardproject.org/)) and United Way of Hays County (http://www.unitedwayhaysco.org/ (http://www.unitedwayhaysco.org/)). Lunch, snacks, water and community service documentation provided! RSVP (required) to texasrecovery@stbernardproject.org (mailto:texasrecovery@stbernardproject.org)


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Location:
River House (RIVR); 304 N. CM Allen Pkwy, across from Josie's Yogurt
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Community Relations
Contact:
Kim Porterfield, 512-245-9645
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Volleyball vs. Indiana

Sep 05, 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Texas State Volleyball vs. IndianaNCAA Division 1 Volleyball Game



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Location:
Cost:
Free for all Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Sam Smith, 512-245-4730
[add to your calendar]

week 3 events

Texas State Soccer vs. Prairie View A&M

Sep 06, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Texas State Soccer vs. Prairie View A&MNCAA Division 1 Soccer Game



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Location:
Texas State University; Bobcat Soccer Complex
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
John McElfresh, 512-245-1827
[add to your calendar]

Gold Book Quad Day & Boko Bank Collection

Sep 08, 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Gold Book Quad Day & Boko Bank CollectionGet your Gold Books stamped for prizes from the Alumni Association and you’ll be one stamp closer to your chance at a FREE Official Texas State Class Ring or FREE diploma frame! While you’re there, turn in you Boko Bank donations. Boko Banks help your fellow Bobcats in a bind by generating funds for Student Emergency Services. #BobcatsGiveBack

Partnering Department: University Ambassadors


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Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Alumni Association
Contact:
Elisa DeFord, 512-245-3525
[add to your calendar]

Bobcat Break Interest Meeting

Sep 08, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Bobcat Break Interest MeetingBobcat Break Interest Meetings will provide students with an opportunity to learn more about Texas State's Alternative Break program. During this time students will be able to learn what the program entails, the individual trips, and how to get involved with the program.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center, Student Involvement, Student Volunteer Connection
Contact:
Stepheny Cabrera, 512-245-3498
[add to your calendar]

Study Abroad General Information Session

Sep 08, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Study Abroad General Information SessionThe Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process. Come join us at our next General Info Session!


Click here for more information
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
[add to your calendar]

Texas State Volleyball vs. Oregon

Sep 08, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Texas State Volleyball vs. OregonNCAA Division 1 Volleyball Game



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Location:
Cost:
Free for all Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Sam Smith, 512-245-4730
[add to your calendar]

Biking on Campus - The Bike Cave

Sep 09, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Biking on Campus - The Bike CaveLearn more about bicycling and other forms of alternative transportation at Texas State. Need a tune-up? The Bike Cave will be in the Quad, ready to teach you how.
Location:
The Quad
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Transportation Services
Contact:
Peter Vogt, 512-245-5555
[add to your calendar]

Graduate Student Luncheon

Sep 09, 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Graduate Student LuncheonThis event is to welcome new graduate students to Texas State University and give them an opportunity to meet members of the Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff
Contact:
Jonnie Wilson, 512-245-2278
[add to your calendar]

Study Abroad General Information Session

Sep 09, 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Study Abroad General Information SessionThe Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process. Come join us at our next General Info Session!


Click here for more information
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
[add to your calendar]

Multicultural Greek Council Convocation

Sep 09, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Multicultural Greek Council ConvocationJoin the fraternities and sororities of the Multicultural Greek Council and learn all about the great benefits of joining one of our culturally-based Hispanic/Latino organizations. Make new friends and learn how membership in an MGC organizations is such a rewarding opportunity!

Partnering Department: Dean of Students - Greek Affairs Office


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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Teaching Theater
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Multicultural Greek Council
Contact:
Lindsey Trione, 512-245-5646
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Movie Night - Pitch Perfect

Sep 09, 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Movie Night - Pitch PerfectCome be the first to experience the second Pitch Perfect movie before it is released on DVD. A special surprise in store for all viewers!

Partnering Department: Student Involvement


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities
Contact:
Christina Leicht, 512-245-8263
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Study Abroad General Information Session

Sep 10, 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Study Abroad General Information SessionThe Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process. Come join us at our next General Info Session!


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Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
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Dancestry

Sep 11, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
DancestryOpening Door Dance Theatre presents Dancestry, a celebration of artistic heritage and revival of historic dance. Dancestry showcases masterworks of modern dance pioneers Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan and Erick Hawkins. The program culminates with new works by the collaborating artists who have studied and embodied the techniques, philosophies and choreography of these dance icons. Dancestry traces dancers and choreographers across generations with a rich historical narrative and a compelling contemporary voice.


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Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 for Texas State Students
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
LeAnne Smith, 512-245-2955
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Black and Latino Playwrights Conference - Q&A with Octavio Solis

Sep 11, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Black and Latino Playwrights Conference - Q&A with Octavio SolisAuthor of more than 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. With works that both draw on and transcend the Mexican-American experience, he is a writer and director whose style defies formula, examining the darkness, magic and humor of humanity with brutal honesty and characteristic intensity. His imaginative and ever-evolving work continues to cross cultural and aesthetic boundaries, solidifying him as one of the great playwrights of our time.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
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Project Flood Relief

Sep 12, 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Project Flood ReliefStart your semester at Texas State by giving back! Grab a few friends or some meet some new ones and help victims of the Memorial Day Weekend Flood get back into their homes. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Flexible shifts available. Volunteers are needed to help rebuild flood-damaged homes in partnership with TxSt Community Relations, The St. Barnard Project (http://www.stbernardproject.org/ (http://www.stbernardproject.org/)) and United Way of Hays County (http://www.unitedwayhaysco.org/ (http://www.unitedwayhaysco.org/)). Lunch, snacks, water and community service documentation provided! RSVP (required) to texasrecovery@stbernardproject.org (mailto:texasrecovery@stbernardproject.org)


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Location:
River House (RIVR); 304 N. CM Allen Pkwy, across from Josie's Yogurt
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Community Relations
Contact:
Kim Porterfield, 512-245-9645
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The Building Blocks of Drama and the 10-Minute Play

Sep 12, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
The Building Blocks of Drama and the 10-Minute PlayWhat is dramatic art? What’s an inciting incident? How do I even start a play? This workshop will break down the basic building blocks of drama through discussion, writing activities and even improvisation to explore writing the 10-minute play. Everyone will walk away from the table having started (maybe finished!) a short play.

Partnering Organization: Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
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Texas State Football vs. Prairie View A&M

Sep 12, 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Texas State Football vs. Prairie View A&MNCAA Division 1 Football Game - Home Opener



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Location:
Cost:
Free for all Texas State students with a valid student ID
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2114
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Dancestry

Sep 12, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
DancestryOpening Door Dance Theatre presents Dancestry, a celebration of artistic heritage and revival of historic dance. Dancestry showcases masterworks of modern dance pioneers Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan and Erick Hawkins. The program culminates with new works by the collaborating artists who have studied and embodied the techniques, philosophies and choreography of these dance icons. Dancestry traces dancers and choreographers across generations with a rich historical narrative and a compelling contemporary voice.


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Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 for Texas State Students
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
LeAnne Smith, 512-245-2955
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Finding Vermont - Reading Presentation

Sep 12, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Finding Vermont - Reading PresentationIn the midst of a major life crisis, Simon returns to his hometown of Washington, D.C., hoping to patch up his severed relationship with his sister and childhood friend, Vermont. His plans for healing old wounds are turned upside down when Vermont reveals a painful truth that Simon is now forced to confront.

Partnering Organization: Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
Location:
Cost:
$5
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
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